Pit west of Rainbach im Innkreis (Miocene of Austria)

Where: Austria (48.5° N, 13.5° E: paleocoordinates 48.7° N, 11.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Ottnangian zone, Burdigalian (20.4 - 16.0 Ma)

• Central Paratethys stage Ottnangian, middle Burdigalian, early Miocene (c.18 Ma

Environment/lithology: marine; claystone

• considered part of Burdigalian Seaway

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: G. Marrama, O. Schultz, and J. Kriwet. 2018. A new Miocene skate from the Central Paratethys (Upper Austria): the first unambiguous skeletal record for the Rajiformes (Chondrichthyes: Batomorphii). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 1-24 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197325: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 04.11.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• many other fish and sharks from site not reported here
 Rajiformes -
Ostarriraja parva n. gen. n. sp.
Ostarriraja parva n. gen. n. sp. Marrama et al. 2018 ray